Tayler Heuston, California-native, holds an MFA from North Carolina State University where she received the Robbie S. Knott endowment for promising women writers. She is a 2016 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts fellow. Her fiction and poetry have also appeared in At Length Magazine, Carve Magazine, Prairie Schooner (blog), Two Serious Ladies, NANO Fiction, Into the Teeth of the Wind, and Spectrum. Last Halloween, Tayler dressed as Sylvia Plath. The handmade oven was a labor of love. She lives in Raleigh, NC, where she is writing a novel.